Stories

Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we’re working to protect it.

Open for winter

Winter need not be the stay-at-home season. Make the most of the shorter days with our helpful guide to what’s open this winter 2019-20.

Love of Country – cruise in summer 2021

After the very popular 2020 cruise sold out, Noble Caledonia are delighted to offer a 2021 cruise around the Northern and Western Isles that’s been exclusively designed to support the National Trust for Scotland.

The deep clean

After our castles and country houses close to visitors for the winter, trained teams get to work cleaning and covering up their priceless collections. And then it’s time for bed ...

Support continues for Geilston Garden

Trustees have agreed to keep Geilston Garden in Cardross open for at least another year while its future is explored.

Willow recovery taking root at Mar Lodge Estate

The first seedlings of rare willows have been successfully grown as part of a conservation project at Mar Lodge Estate.

Top 8 Harry Potter Christmas gifts

Our Harry Potter range features unique products inspired by the books and films.

Emma’s our Rising Star

Emma Sweeney, Visitor Services Supervisor at the Hill House, has been announced as the winner of the ASVA 2019 Rising Star Award.

Inverewe Illuminated

At number 12 on our 100 Ways list, we’re adding to the experience and extending the visitor season at Inverewe with a bright event this winter.